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THE FOOT AND SHOEING, Davenport, Major C.
41 Davenport, Major C. THE FOOT AND SHOEING
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, U.K. British Horse Society 1958 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
55pp. B/white instructional halftone plates on recto pages, relevant text on adjacent verso. Book square, staples firm, mildly rusted only. Light stains to inside covers, first [ title] and last pages, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has light soiling and an oblique crease. A Pony Club Publication, contents include: Intro., Structure of the foot, Shoeing, What to look for in the newly-shod foot, Indications that shoeing is necessary, some notes on horse shoes. Book weight approx. 80gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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ANCESTORS, Davidson, Robyn
42 Davidson, Robyn ANCESTORS
London, United Kingdom Jonathan Cape 1989 022402583x / 9780224025836 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
314pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('You Have To Dream in Blue', Arnaldo Roche Rabell), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly indented only. "Lucy McTavish has returned to the isolated and decaying house in the Australian rainforest where she was raised by the ferociously loving and eccentric Aunt Laura . . . "A startling fiction debut by the author of 'Tracks'. Book weight approx. 531g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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THE STEPS OF THE SUN, Davis, Olivia
43 Davis, Olivia THE STEPS OF THE SUN
Boston, Massachusetts Houghton Mifflin 1972 0395135184 / 9780395135181 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
306pp. Stated first printing. Book square, tight, several small, clear splash marks on covers. Gilt titles. Former owner's name [small, neat] on ffep., light browning, tiny fox spots to head and foredge, else leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket has two closed tears, minor edgewear, else good. Relationship based novel. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 7.75 AUD
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THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY, de Botton, Alain
44 de Botton, Alain THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Penguin Books 2002 0140276610 / 9780140276619 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
264pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Pages clean, very soft corner crease to several leaves. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "Alain de Botton has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here there are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety, the fear of failure and the pressure to conform. Book weight approx. 195g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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THE EMANCIPATION OF JOE TEPPER, Dexter, Pat Egan
45 Dexter, Pat Egan THE EMANCIPATION OF JOE TEPPER
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson Inc. 1976 0840765193 / 9780840765192 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
159pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated {Lydia Rosier], loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tears, abraded and U.V. affected on spine. The author's debut novel, having previously been published in magazine articles, short stories, and verse, is an emotive tale of the resiliance of youth . . . " After his mother's death, fifteen-year-old Joe joins forces with a retarded young man as they develop a decent life for themselves and attempt to stay out of the courts that would assign them to the care of a guardian . . . " Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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MINORITY REPORT, Dick, Philip K.
46 Dick, Philip K. MINORITY REPORT
London Gollancz 2002 0575075201 / 9780575075207 Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
x, + 290pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slight tanning to half-title page. Illustrated (Minority Report film artwork) card wrapper has a soft corner crease and minor indentations to front and rear panel. Introduction by Malcolm Edwards. "Imagine a future where crimes can be detected before they are committed, and criminals are convicted and sentenced for crimes before committing them. This is the scenario of Philip K. Dick's classic story, now filmed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise." Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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PARTY FUN!, Dodd, Jenny
47 Dodd, Jenny PARTY FUN!
United Kingdom New Holland 2007 1845379152 / 9781845379155 Very Good Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
168pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. 20 party theme ideas to suit almost any age group; original invitation and treat bag ideas with easy, step-by-step instructions; cost-effective party foods, games and decorating ideas; fabulous party cakes that can be made by the most inexperienced baker. Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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THE SASH HE NEVER WORE, Dougan, Derek
48 Dougan, Derek THE SASH HE NEVER WORE
Newton Abbot, Devon, U.K. Readers Union 1974 1st Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
162pp. Unpaginated [16 page], b/white, candid and action halftone plate section. Book clean. Mildly cocked. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and abraded. The story, in his own words, of successful footballer with a variety of English Football clubs: Blackburn, Aston Villa, Leicester, Walverhampton, Befast-born, Northern Ireland captain, Derek Dougan. With an introduction by Percy Young, contents, in chaptered 'parts', include: 1/ Home. 2/ Away. Epilogue.Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.99 AUD
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AUSTRALIAN WATERFOWL, Downes, M.C. And  Watson, Ina
49 Downes, M.C. And Watson, Ina AUSTRALIAN WATERFOWL
Victoria Fisheries and Wildlife Department 1960 Card Softcover Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Robin Hill 
48pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Former owner's name on title-page, bumped upper foredge corner, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly splayed, bumped [upper foredge corner], else slight edgewear. An 'in-the-field' identification hand-book only, with no details of distribution, habitat or behaviour included. A double-page is devoted to each species of waterfowl; verso page has a painting of the bird in full colour [flight, swimming or standing], plus a silhouette of proportional size. Recto-page emphasises particular markings which enable identification 'under field conditions'. Book weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.05 AUD
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KING TIDE, Doyle, Peter, with Beaumont, Janise
50 Doyle, Peter, with Beaumont, Janise KING TIDE
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia William Heinemann Australia 1996 0855616911 / 9780855616915 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 189pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, minor surface abrasion. "Peter Doyle grew up as a barefoot boy among the fishermen of the bay, on the shores of Sydney Harbour. It was here, in the place he loved, that his family founded the original Doyle's - the most famous and popular restaurant in Australia. 'King Tide' is the story of his rise . . . " Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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PRESENTS FROM YOUR GARDEN, Dutton, Ninette
51 Dutton, Ninette PRESENTS FROM YOUR GARDEN
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Nelson 1986 0170067653 / 9780170067652 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
147pp., plus eight pages of colour art plates, b/white line-drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, else leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper minimally indented only. "Your garden and the surrounding countryside are bountiful sources of material from which to make presents . . . Ninette Dutton has included sections on preserving and drying plants and what you can make with them; herbs and cookery . . . Presents to make include toys, baskets, decorative trees, rubbings, bridal wear, potpourri, soaps, recipes, cards, lampshades, cosmetics and hundreds of ideas which can turn ordinary garden material into treasured presents." Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 8.20 AUD
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THE THOMPSON GUNNER, Earls, Nick
52 Earls, Nick THE THOMPSON GUNNER
Camberwell, VIC, Australia Viking/Penguin 2004 0670041785 / 9780670041787 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
289pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain yellow boards mildly bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "Shifting in time and place between Canada, Australia and Northern Ireland, 'The Thompson Gunner' is a compelling novel of self-discovery that will intrigue, surprise and linger well after the last page." Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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CAREERS FOR BOOKWORMS & OTHER LITERARY TYPES, Eberts, Marjorie and Gisler, Margaret
53 Eberts, Marjorie and Gisler, Margaret CAREERS FOR BOOKWORMS & OTHER LITERARY TYPES
Illinois, U.S.A. VGM Career Horizons 1994 0844281115 / 9780844281117 Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 115pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's details partially erased from front pastedown, ffep. corner-clipped, else leaves clean and undamaged. Gloss boards very good. A stand-alone title in the VGM Careers for You Series. "Contains dozens of descriptions of jobs that involve reading, research, and other work with printed words. Numerous bookworms share their career experiences and explain how they turned their love of words into rewarding careers . . . " Book weight approx. 350g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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IRELAND: True Stories Of Life On The Emerald Isle, Ed. O'Reilly, James,Habegger, Larry, and O'Reilly, Sean
54 Ed. O'Reilly, James,Habegger, Larry, and O'Reilly, Sean IRELAND: True Stories Of Life On The Emerald Isle
San Francisco, USA Traveller's Tales, Inc. 2000 1885211465 / 9781885211460 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 
xix, 390pp., unmarked, clean and tight, illustrated stiff card wrap has minor crease lower foredge corner; else good. A compilation of noted authors including: Thomas Flanagan, Nuala O'Faolain, J P Donleavy, Martin Dillon, Maeve Binchy, Colm Toibin and numerous others, each uniquely contributing to this entertaining trip around Ireland. Weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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BIG JACK : My Sporting Life, Elliott, John
55 Elliott, John BIG JACK : My Sporting Life
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Schwartz Publishing, in Conjunction with Melbourne Books 2003 1863951172 / 9781863951173 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, + 299pp., plus 16 page, b/white and colour, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards mildly colour-stripped on front panel, indentation to rear panel. Leaves very slightly tanned at head, else clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a corresponding indentation to rear panel. " . . . reveals a man of great insight into the game and the business of Australian Rules football, a man of great energy and action and ultimately a 'true blue' Melbourne boy who loves his footy." Contents include: Acks., Prologue, 18 chapters over three 'parts', Index. Book weight approx. 655g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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BLOODROOT, Even, Aaron Roy
56 Even, Aaron Roy BLOODROOT
New York Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin's Press 2000 0312265611 / 9780312265618 First Edition (Stated) Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
261pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "In 1936, in a small town near Charlottsville, Virginia, an aging black caretaker and his sister shot dead a white sheriff acting on orders to turn them off their land. The author explores the circumstances leading up to this violent standoff and the tragedy that followed, as seen through the eyes of Elsa, a young white county employee, and those of Wesley, the aging black caretaker of a vanished family's estate . . . " Book weight approx. 425g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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WOMAN SLAUGHTER, Ferrars, E.X.
57 Ferrars, E.X. WOMAN SLAUGHTER
New York Doubleday 1990 0385264917 / 9780385264914 1st. U.S.Edition Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
197pp., 1st. U.S. edition, June, 1990. Book square, unmarked, leaves clean, spine firm. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket has negligible bump to lower foredge flaps, else very good. From the pen of prolific British crime writer E.X. Ferrars. Estranged husband-and-wife detective team of Virginia and Felix Freer tackle their most entertaining and puzzling mystery yet, when Virginia's friend and neighbour, old Malcolm Creed is the victim of a hit and run accident outside her home . . . Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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SIX PADDOCKS OF MICE, Fitzgerald, William
58 Fitzgerald, William SIX PADDOCKS OF MICE
Queensland, Australia William Fitzgerald (Author) 1990 0731688295 / 9780731688296 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
383pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn only. "The story of Joffre Kelso - the boy, the youth and the man . . . In 1938, and for all the wrong reasons, he takes the giant step of engaging in the Navy as a Boy Entry . . . The story reaches a finale in June, 1942, during a failed attempt to succour Malta." Book weight approx. 430g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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THE DISTANT LAUGHTER, Forbes, Bryan
59 Forbes, Bryan THE DISTANT LAUGHTER
London William Collins 1972 0002211815 / 9780002211819 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
287pp., book clean, tight. Light, random foxing spots to head, else unmarked. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket unclipped, with original seller's sticker affixed to lower front fold-in. Tiny fox spot on spine, small closed tear and mild edgewear, else very good. Novel based on the film industry, and a film director, Dick Warren. Author's debut novel. Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 8.66 AUD
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BOX LIKE THE PROS, Frazier, Joe with Dettloff, William
60 Frazier, Joe with Dettloff, William BOX LIKE THE PROS
New York Collins 2005 0060817739 / 9780060817732 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, + 216pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly indented. " . . . the real guide to learning how to box and get fit from the former heavyweight champion of the world . . . You'll also learn about boxing's long and colourful history, the rules of the ring, and how fights are scored. You get the basics of offense and defense, a step-by-step fighter's workout, and much more." Book weight approx. 335g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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